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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Why I Like it Here - Christine Westbrook

It's the climate sign with autumn leaves

People appreciate where they live for a variety of reasons. However, one aspect of Grants Pass that many of our employees love is the small-town feel in a city that has much to offer. Whether it be dining, outdoor recreation, wine tasting, or window brows...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Why I Like it Here - Adam Smith

It's the climate sign with autumn leaves

People appreciate where they live for a variety of reasons. However, one aspect of Grants Pass that many of our employees love is the small-town feel in a city that has much to offer. Whether it be dining, outdoor recreation, wine tasting, or window brows...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Why I Like it Here - Megan Smith

It's the climate sign with autumn leaves

People appreciate where they live for a variety of reasons. However, one aspect of Grants Pass that many of our employees love is the small-town feel in a city that has much to offer. Whether it be dining, outdoor recreation, wine tasting, or window brows...

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Posted on: January 10, 2023

Why I Like it Here - Chad Westbrook

It's the climate sign with autumn leaves

People appreciate where they live for a variety of reasons. However, one aspect of Grants Pass that many of our employees love is the small-town feel in a city that has much to offer. Whether it be dining, outdoor recreation, wine tasting, or window brows...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Why I Like it Here - Maria Palomino

It's the climate sign with autumn leaves

People appreciate where they live for a variety of reasons. However, one aspect of Grants Pass that many of our employees love is the small-town feel in a city that has much to offer. Whether it be dining, outdoor recreation, wine tasting, or window brows...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Why I Like it Here - Tim Fry

It's the climate sign with autumn leaves

People appreciate where they live for a variety of reasons. However, one aspect of Grants Pass that many of our employees love is the small-town feel in a city that has much to offer. Whether it be dining, outdoor recreation, wine tasting, or window brows...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: January 4, 2023

Why I Like it Here - Donna Anderson

It's the climate sign with autumn leaves

People appreciate living in Grants Pass for a variety of reasons. In this video, Donna Anderson, an employee with the City of Grants Pass for 19 years, talks about what she has learned since she has been working for the city, and how living in Grants Pass...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Free wildfire property assessment available to City and County residents

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Neighborhoods within the Wildland Urban Interface Zone of Grants Pass, where homes and wildlands mix, have a greater risk of being affected by a wildfire.

 

Rick McClintock, the Firewise Coordinator for Josephine County, will come out to any home o...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Groundwater "bubbler" explained

groundwater bubbler

We’re all accustomed to seeing the Rogue River flow through Grants Pass, but why is there a constant flow of water along a section of NE 8th street near Grants Pass High School?

One might attribute the endless flow to someone who forgot to shut off their g...

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Archived Newsletters 2022 to present
Posted on: October 13, 2022

Flood Risks and Protections

Flooding in Rogue River Oregon

Are You Prepared for a Flood?

Rather than wait for a flood to occur, you can act now to protect your property from flood damage. Even if your property never flooded in the past, there is a 26% chance of experiencing a flood over the life of a 30-year mortg...

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Posted on: August 26, 2022

Video: Wastewater Division uses high-pressure water to remove root blockage

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Last week, we told you how employees with the City’s Wastewater Division joined together to blast apart a root ball that was blocking 90% of a sewer pipe.

Here is a video of the operation, narrated by Nevin VanFossan, the operator of the CCTV van. The Jet/...

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Posted on: February 26, 2024

Art in Motion call for artists

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The City of Grants Pass Committee on Public Art (CoPA) invites artists 18 years of age and older to submit original artwork in any 2-D or 3-D media except for video/film, installation, or performance art for Art in Motion. 

This public art project...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: February 26, 2024

Downtown Welcome Center to move during rennovation

drawing of the proposed welcome center redesign

The Downtown Welcome Center will be closed for renovations and will be moving to a temporary location on March 1. The temporary location is across 6th Street at 138 SE G Street inside the mall of shops on the northeast corner of 6th and G streets.

The remo...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: February 23, 2024

City Manager Weekly Report

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The City Manager's Weekly Report for the week ending February 23, 2024.

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

PY 2024-2025 Year 5 Annual Action Plan Survey

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CDBG funds help prevent/eliminate blight and meet urgent community needs that pose a serious threat to the health, safety, and welfare of the citizens.

The City of Grants Pass is beginning the annual process for developing and adopting the 2024-2025 Year 5...

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Posted on: February 13, 2024

Financial assistance available for residential developers

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The City of Grants Pass is soliciting sealed written proposals from residential developers to incentivize the development of affordable housing through a public-private partnership where the City contributes ARPA funds for the design and/or extension of p...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: February 1, 2024

Severe Weather Event Shelters

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The City does not operate severe event shelters but supplies funding to groups that can operate such shelters. This winter season, two groups will be operating shelters in Grants Pass. Individuals interested in volunteering with either group or individual...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: January 31, 2024

2024 Water Quality Report photo contest

PHOTO OF LIGHTS REFLECTED IN A RIVER

2024 Water Report Photo Contest "Reimagine Our Water Future”

The City of Grants Pass invites you to enter our 2024 Water Quality Report photo contest. Amateur and professional photographers are encouraged to enter. Winning photos will be fea...

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City of Grants Pass Press Releases
Posted on: December 15, 2023

Allenwood Drive Mixed-Income Housing Development Request for Interest

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The City of Grants Pass is soliciting written expressions of interest for the purpose of identifying a qualified housing developer and/or coalition of residential development partners to develop 65-75 housing units on approximately 8 acres of land located...

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Posted on: February 12, 2024

Urban Area Planning Commission open positions

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Applications are being accepted for two positions on the Urban Area Planning Commission.  These are four-year appointments. All appointments to the UAPC shall be required to have their principal residence within the City Limits or the Urban Growt...

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Committee News and Open Positions
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Tourism Advisory Committee open position

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Applications are being accepted for a position on the Tourism Advisory Committee. This position is for a three-year term. 

The goal of the Committee is to encourage visitors and residents to engage in community activities while enhancing the posit...

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Committee News and Open Positions
Posted on: February 6, 2024

Urban Tree Advisory Committee request for applications

phoo of trees and the words GET INVOLVED Urban Tree Advisory Committee

Applications are being accepted for a position on the Urban Tree Advisory Committee due to a vacancy. This term expires on February 1, 2025.

The purpose of the committee is to review, develop, and implement programs and activities that promote, protect, an...

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Committee News and Open Positions
Posted on: February 6, 2024 | Last Modified on: May 11, 2021

Historical Buildings and Sites Commission request for applications

photo of stores on a street and the words GET INVOLVED Historical Buildings and Sites Commission

Applications are being accepted for a position on the Historical Buildings and Sites Commission due to a vacancy. This position expires on December 7, 2026.

The committee’s purpose is to review proposed alterations to any Historic District or des...

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Committee News and Open Positions
Posted on: January 19, 2024

Bikeways and Walkways Committee request for applications

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Applications are being accepted for one vacancy on the Grants Pass and Josephine County Bikeways & Walkways Committee due to a vacancy. This term expires on June 30, 2025.

The purpose of this committee is to seek input from the community, coordinate an...

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Committee News and Open Positions

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Job Opportunity: Department Support Technician

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Join the Community Development Team as a full time Department Support Technician.  This position will be a problem-solver when it comes to customer service and have an eye for detail when checking construction plans and submitta...

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Posted on: February 21, 2024

Job Opportunity: Lateral Police Officer

Job Opportunity Lateral Police Officer

We are seeking lateral Police Officer candidates to join our Police Department!

Check out this video by Officer Kasen Perkins about why he chose to take a job with the Grants Pass Police Department.

In addition to base salary, inc...

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Job Opportunity Posting Job Postings
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Career Opportunity: City Attorney

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Join our amazing community to make a difference in the City of Grants Pass as our next City Attorney!

Our City Attorney serves as our chief legal advisor providing services and advice to the city government, Mayor, City Council, departmen...

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Career Opportunity Job Postings
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Opportunity: Communications Supervisor

Woman sitting at a computer and the words JOB OPPORTUNITY Communications Supervisor

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding supervisory position?  Then, check out this opening for a supervisor in our dispatch center.  This position will perform the full range of supervisor duties.

Job duties:

  • Directing work, train...
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Job Opportunity Posting Job Postings
Posted on: January 18, 2024

Job Opportunity: Police Officer

Job Opportunity Police Officer

The City of Grants Pass is recruiting for the position of Police Officer.

As a member of the City of Grants Pass Police Department, you have an opportunity to join an exciting, dynamic department where your law enforcement skills will help protect and serv...
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Posted on: February 27, 2024

Lane Closure: "A" Street from Dean to Flint

photo of a ROAD CLOSURE sign

On Wednesday, February 28, 2024 “A” Street between Dean Street and Flint Street will be down to one lane with controlled flagging from 9 am – 5 pm for potholing.  

Detours will not be in place.

Motorists are advised to avoid the area and find alter...

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Road Work and Closures

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Posted on: February 25, 2024

Street Sweeping Schedule - Week of February 26, 2024

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If your zone is listed below, your street will be swept accordingly between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm. Help us sweep your street by removing your cars and trash cans from the street between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm on the day your street is to be swept. If you have ...

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Street Sweeping Schedule

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